The National Theatre show was hailed as a remarkable, groundbreaking work during its two sell-out runs. The feature-film adaptation of London Road reunites the original award-winning team, with a script by Alecky Blythe and music by Adam Cork, and is directed by Rufus Norris (Broken). This unique, must-see film is now available to buy on DVD. You can purchase your copy from Amazon.
With an ensemble cast that includes Olivia Colman, Kate Fleetwood, Anita Dobson and Tom Hardy, London Road documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women.
The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. The film follows the community who found themselves at the epicentre of the tragic events, and is based on interviews conducted with the road’s real residents. Using their words set to an innovative musical score, the film tells a moving story of ordinary people coming together during the darkest of experiences.
‘A unique triumph.’ – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian ✮✮✮✮✮